We all love buying new gear for the gym. Members love it. Coaches love it. Even watching the delivery truck turn up is a buzz. And for a business that slangs fitness, how could you NOT justify purchasing new shiny stuff? But it can be a trap… I bought a new… Continue reading Gym Equipment: Don’t Become a Slave To Your Investment
You know action is the thing. We’ve all seen enough Tony Robbins-type cats tell us that ‘taking massive action’ is the key But there is a fine line… Being unprepared and jumping in face first usually leads to a turbulent, bumpy ride. Maybe we get to where we wanna go, maybe we… Continue reading You’ve Done Enough. Now Take The Leap
We spend countless hours building ourselves in the gym. Year after year, working through challenge after challenge. We hone ourselves to become the expert lifter / mover / fighter – take your pick This sacrifice is noble. There is no replacement for putting your nose to the grind stone and doing the work.… Continue reading You’re Elite In The Gym. Unfortunately That’s Not Enough
What started as wanting one place that had all the different training styles we were into… Became the Fight, Lift, Move method. A perspective on physical development that underpins all training in our gym. Martial arts was a fundamental aspect of Paul, Tee and my own journey. Paul grew up learning… Continue reading The Fight Lift Move Methodology
Esther and I first met when her husband Luke dropped in to train down at Botany. He listens to a BJJ podcast I do with my mate JT, and wanted to stop by for a roll when they were passing through town. Lovely family… Esther and their daughter Suki hung out at… Continue reading 7 Months Later She’s Opening Jungle Cabarita
Will Grant is the founder and owner of Ghetto Movement, an epic small gym in Wollongong (a couple of hours south of Sydney, for the overseas fam) that combines the best of many areas of training. Will and I have known each other for years. We first met at a Yuri Marmerstein workshop at the… Continue reading 3 Things I Learned About Training From Will Grant Of Ghetto Movement
When you’re planning to open a gym, it’s hard to decide on which is the best option for you. If you’re in this thing purely for the money and not looking to get your hands dirty, then a franchise is probably the best choice. If this is you, no need to read on. You are… Continue reading Start Your Own Gym, Buy a Franchise, or Affiliate. Which Is Better?
We had our own ideas from the start. Our humble beginnings saw us using parks around Sydney to experiment with our own style of training. Influenced by many fields – BJJ, weightlifting, Thai boxing, Crossfit, calisthenics – we created unique programs (not all of them good) and ran with our ideas for a solid two… Continue reading Affiliate or Do Our Own Thing? The Night The Jungle Alliance Was Born